Gardner, Alton Edward

ALTON "ED" EDWARD GARDNER of Bloomington, Ind., 70, a retired elder, died Saturday, Jan. 17, 2015. A memorial service will be held at 1:30 p.m. Wednesday, Jan. 21, at Fairview United Methodist Church, 600 West 6th Street in Bloomington with visitation from 11:30 a.m. until the service. Survivors include: wife Linda K. Brocksmith Gardner of Bloomington; and two sons Joshua Ellis Gardner and Jacob B. Gardner. Memorial contributions may be made to Asbury Chapel United Methodist Church, 11744 E. Ragsdale Rd., Bicknell, IN 47512 or Fairview United Methodist Church, 600 West 6th St., Bloomington, IN 47404. Gardner served Indiana churches at: Walker's Chapel; Richmond Chester Heights/Webster; Hazelton Circuit; Owensville/Blythe Chapel; Bloomington Fairview; and Salem retiring in 2007. Condolences may be sent to Mrs. Linda Gardner, 12557 East Miller Road, Bicknell, IN 47512.